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Videos' [Play ▶] center triangle: Improve contrast so it's easier to spot that it's not a still image
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At
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brewster_Kahle#Digitization_advocacy
we observed a curious photograph. Its caption mentions a man, but no man is to be seen.

Only if we accidentally slide the mouse pointer over the picture do the video controls appear and it all suddenly makes sense.

Please take a lesson from YouTube and Facebook, and everybody else, and always have the familiar
"play triangle" [▶] in the center of the picture... yes despite the symbols at the lower right.


Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
URL: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brewster_Kahle#Digitization_advocacy

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Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 1:29 AM
bzimport set Reference to bz48377.
Jidanni created this task.May 12 2013, 2:12 PM

Holy smokes there is in fact a triangle there!
But it happens to have some transparency / contrast problem!
Please make it 100% white on black!

Hmmm, this YouTube one isn't perfect either.
http://www.youtube.com/embed/mdK-goYjtFA

Created attachment 12300
Screenshot from Opera 12.15

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mdale wrote:

The play button does highlight on mouse over. Maybe we should have a high contrast 'mode' where we have a css file that upps the contrast on a few things?

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from Untriaged to Backlog on the Multimedia board.Sep 4 2015, 6:06 PM
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